HC Deb 26 November 1984 vol 68 c386W
Mr. Gregory

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many cases, as opposed to outbreaks, of food poisoning in hospital premises in England were reported for each year since 1978.

Mr. John Patten

The number of staff and patients in hospital premises in England and Wales affected by food poisoning and salmonellosis reported to the communicable diseases centre was 1979–776, 1980–457, 1981–313, 1982–789, and 1983–799.